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Glaxo Takes $2.36 Billion Charge On Legal Costs

LONDON - (AP) Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it expects to take a $2.36 billion charge against second-quarter earnings for the costs of settling court cases over the antidepressant Paxil and diabetes drug Avandia. The company said the charge includes settlements, agreements to settle...

Former Acting Chief Counsel Of FDA, Jeffrey M. Senger, Joins Sidley Austin LLP

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Senger, former acting chief counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration, has joined Sidley as a partner in the global food, drug and medical device regulatory practice. He will be based in the firm's Washington...

Kimberly L. Beck Joins Ulmer & Berne’s Cincinnati Office

CINCINNATI - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of Kimberly L. Beck as an associate to the firm's Cincinnati office. Before joining Ulmer & Berne, Beck was an associate at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, where she handled a wide variety of medical malpractice litigation and product liability...

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox

B razil R ussia I ndia C hina Laws Toolbox Welcome to LexisNexis B.R.I.C.Laws toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the new emerging economic bloc composed of the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the People’s Republic of China.) The BRIC nations...

Western European Laws Toolbox

Western European Laws Toolbox Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European Union and that you will want to visit our EU...

Greenberg Traurig Grows National Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Led By Atlanta Shareholder Lori G. Cohen

ATLANTA - Greenberg Traurig's Atlanta-based national Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group continues to grow with the addition of Ginger Heyman Pigott . Pigott, who joins as a shareholder, will work closely with Lori G. Cohen , chair of national group and co...

Friday Roundup for Week Ending January 25

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor The latest double standard installment, a Rocky Mountain Rakoff, interesting tidbits, save the date, and just in case you were wondering. It's all here in the Friday roundup. Double Standard A pharmaceutical company faces pending...

Georgia: Pharmaceutical Costs in Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Richard C. Kissiah In July 2013, the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) of Cambridge, Massachusetts completed and issued a new study as to the effects of the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s April 1, 2011 reform of its fee schedule as to the pricing...

Safeway, Inc. to Pay $9.87 Million Settlement for Environmental Violations

Safeway Inc. has entered into a Stipulated Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction in California to resolve allegations that more than 500 Safeway stores and distribution centers, including its other brands, Vans, Pavilions and Pak 'n Save, violated California laws for the safe storage, handling...